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Feb 1, 2013 12:00pm EST
of these accidents. >>> turkish police and u.s. officials are trying to figure out who was behind a deadly explosion at the u.s. embassy in turkey. those inside are safe but the suspected suicide bomber killed himself and a guard. tara mergener has more from the state department. >> reporter: paramedics rushed an injured woman to a waiting ambulance outside the u.s. embassy in turkey. a suspected suicide bomber detonated an explosive device at a side entrance to the heavily fortified embassy killing himself and a turkish guard. >> right now we're all dealing with our sadness at the loss of our fellow member of our embassy. we salute his bravery. >> reporter: the blast sent smoke and debris into the streets of turkey's capital city. police sealed off the area and are examining security camera footage. an official said they've identified two people who could be suspects. state department officials are calling the explosion a terrorist act and say they are working with turkish police on the investigation. so far there has been no claim of responsibility. investigators are looking at wh
Feb 6, 2013 12:00pm EST
will it mean? danielle nottingham has some answers. >> reporter: the u.s. postal service has delivered the mail under all conditions for the last 150 years, but it no longer has the money to keep delivering on saturday. the postmaster general announced the cost cutting schedule change today. >> i move to a five-day mail delivery and it reflects the change in market demand. we're simply not in a financial position where we can continue to maintain six-day delivery. >> reporter: letter carriers will no longer deliver first class mail on saturdays beginning in august, but not all saturday services are ending. packages, mail order medicines, priority and express mail will still go to homes and businesses. and post offices will keep their saturday hours. the postal service says its research shows most americans support the change. >> it will not make a big difference in my life. i think sometimes with the economy the way it is right now, people sort of have to do what they have to do. >> reporter: over the past six years, the postal service has lost $41 billion as more people swit
Feb 4, 2013 12:00pm EST
thu year's best and worst in a minute but first a little history. u.s. d.a. has been -- "u.s.a. today" has within ramping the ads for 25 years. this year thousands rated them online. remember this one? >> we are going to the super bowl. >> reporter: that was the first champ, an ad for american express in 1989. since then these have ranked big. >> humorous ads, entertaining ads, anything that's a little bit over the top or buzz worthy tend to do well. celebrities, animals, babies all do well. >> reporter: will they this year? well, first the bad. >> together they're perfect. >> reporter: this one people didn't like. now the top three. number three. >> god made a farmer. >> reporter: the farmer, an ad for dodge ram. number two. this one for tide. and the top 2013 super bowl commercial according to "u.s.a. today"'s ad meter is this sappy but sweet budweiser ad. more than 7,000 people voted and if you'd like to see the entire list, just go to our website that's debra alpha reasonable, wus -- debra alfarone, wusa9. >> that was my favorite, too. >>> we know the weekend was about
Feb 12, 2013 12:00pm EST
half of the u.s. forces in that country. the president is expected to outline his plan during tonight's state of the union address, but troop drawdown marks itself next -- the next phase of the president's plan. he wants to end the u.s.-led war in afghanistan by 2014. thank you for joining us. i'm jc hayward. >>> university of maryland students woke up to troubling news today. to of their fellow students are dead and a third student has been injured. plus are calling this a murder- suicide. it happened at their off campus housing in the 8700 block of 36th avenue after metzerott road in college park, maryland. delia goncalves has been covering this story all morning. she's live at the scene with the latest information. delia? >> reporter: jc, police are not yet identifying these three victims, but we can tell you that the third student, he's in the hospital right now expected to be okay. this is what we know happened. it was -- started insides the house with some kind of confrontation. it spilled out to the front yard here and then it ended in gunfire. >> it's very scary. it's
Feb 20, 2013 12:00pm EST
. >>> we begin with breaking news from u.s. district court regarding the federal case against former illinois congressman jesse jackson, jr., and his wife. just moments ago, jackson entered a plea of guilty for misusing campaign funds for personal use. our bruce johnson joins us live. >> reporter: jc, we're here even though he's an illinois congressman, the name jesse jackson, the jesse jackson family is quite known in this country, almost royalty in the civil rights movement and in democratic circles. jesse jackson, jr., 47 years old, the disgraced resigned congressman from illinois was here in u.s. district court as you say a short time ago. he arrived with his attorney, entered a guilty plea inside federal court to wire and mail fraud and false statements charges. actually one charge, all of that was wrapped into a conspiracy charge. he's looking at more than five years in prison, a fine of $250,000. now, legal experts don't expect him to get that much. they do expect him to do some prison time. you know he was treated for a bipolar disorder. we don't know how that will com
Feb 7, 2013 12:00pm EST
comes in the middle of a growing controversy over u.s. drone strikes targeting terror suspects overseas. brennan helped manage the drone program. >> there were many cases we're talking about hardened terrorists but we do need to have a different approach when an american citizen is involved. >> reporter: now the white house is letting lawmakers look at classified information explaining the legal justification for using strikes targeting american terror suspects. lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are raising concerns about the program. brennan is also expected to face tough questions about his time as a c.i.a. executive during the bush administration and what he knew about enhances interrogation techniques. >> he's going to face questions from democrats about his prior role in detention and rendition policies. >> reporter: brennan has said he was aware of the program, but did not play a role in its creation, execution or oversight. today's hearing could decide whether or not brennan becomes the next c.i.a. director. danielle nottingham, cbs news, capitol hill. >>> there were less than
Feb 22, 2013 12:00pm EST
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